Category Archives: Space

Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? And the location is…

You guessed it, Erin Ivy. Congratulations! That destination with the icy white cap and the cozy lap for visiting rovers, two  moons whizzing across its night sky, the highest mountain and longest canyon in the solar system, and dunes the size … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers!  Before we leave Destination 8 there’s one more thing (well, two) that I’ve just got to show you. Don’t wait another second. Look down now! Not impressed? Not even if I said you’re looking down on the … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 2)

Hey Space Bloggers. Here’s your Day 2 limmer-iddle! I’m draped in a rust colored wrap topped off by an icy, white cap. I’ve a few zillion dunes, two potato shaped moons, and a rover asleep in my lap! Would you … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Eight? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers, Space Game is back! Hold on to your mouse pads cuz in about 3 seconds we’re taking off for …two…one… Destination Eight! That was easy – gotta love that virtual transport. Now, give me just a sec, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? And the location is…

Congratulations Bird of the Wind and Archimedes for figuring out that the multinational wonder with the out-of-this-world view is . . . ISS! Is? Is what? I told you, ISS. I don’t understand why you can’t answer a simple question. What … Continue reading

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Special Edition: Welcome Home Endeavour!

The noble ship Endeavour first launched from planet Earth on May 7, 1992.   On that first mission, three intrepid astronauts stepped out into space and caught a 4.5 ton satellite that had fallen out of its proper orbit.     … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Seven? (day 1)

Ready Space Bloggers? Hope so, cuz…3…2…1…We have liftoff! …1…2…3…lookin’ good…a little to the right…eeeasy…snap. Whew, that was close. Oh look! There’s someone waiting outside to welcome us! Sure hope he hasn’t been hanging around too long! He seems to be … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Six? And the Location is…

Congratulations Gulfstream, and all you Space Bloggers who figured out that the old, dried up, pock marked place in space, home to the brilliant Aristarchus (crater, not man), with big rocks, tiny glass beads, a white crust, and a dark side, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Six? Special Aristarchus Edition!

Hey Space Bloggers! Gulfstream wrote in the other day and made a brilliant point about Aristarchus.  She said that both Aristarchus the crater on Destination Six and Aristarchus the Greek mathematician/astronomer were, well brilliant.  See the resemblance? Credit: NASA, ESA, … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Six?(day 3)

It’s not that Destination Six can talk. Really. It just sort of looks like it can, if you don’t have a very good telescope. But I’ve been making a list of everything going on there lately and I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading

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